Press Release on Delhi High Court Judgement on 8.6.12

ALL INDIA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION NO. 2253- E , SHADI KHAMPUR, NEW RANJIT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110008 PH: 011-25700476, 25709565 Email :, 8th June 2012 PRESS RELEASE The AIDWA expresses its grave concern at the judgement delivered by the Delhi High court regarding marriageable age for Muslim girls, which in effect condones child marriage amongst them. Despite scientific studies underlying 18 years as the suitable minimum age of marriage for girls, the fact that the High Court has delivered...

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